Heart of Auckland has postponed Restaurant Month following the COVID-19 Alert Level 3 lockdown implemented on August 12 and currently extended to August 26.

The event’s website encourages  people to “Stay safe. Stay home. All events are postponed while we are at Alert Level 3, and non-essential businesses closed. Some restaurants are open for takeaways, and some retailers will trade online.

Hosted by some of the city centre’s best known chefs, the series normally aims to take diners on a culinary journey exploring the dishes that have inspired and influenced the careers of these local chefs. Restaurant month was scheduled to run from August 1 – 31, 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions at Level 3.

Restaurants And Eateries Offering Takeaways In Alert Level 3

Below is a list of the restaurants and eateries from the city centre who are operating under alert level 3, via contactless pick up, delivery or both.

1947 Eatery
Innovative Indian cuisine

Takeaway deliveries are available via Uber Eats.

Amano Grocer 
Fresh produce sourced locally

Amano Grocer is live again saving you from queues and out of stock signs with great seasonal, local produce and more of your favourite Amano at home meals. Pick up or delivery, order online on their website now. 

Modern Italian

Open for pick up and delivery from 4pm to 8pm daily.

Bao Baby Bao 
Asian fusion cuisine

Open 12-8pm for deliveries and contacless pickup. Call on 09-373 3228 to make an order or you can find them on Uber Eats. Bao Baby Bao’s Restaurant Month offers are still available, for pick up only.

Bagel Love
Traditional New York-style bagels

Open for delivery or contactless pick up via Uber Eats. Their special Restaurant Month offer is still available.

Best Ugly Bagels City Works Depot 
Authentic Montreal-style bagels
Open from 8am for contactless pick up and delivery. Bagel sandwiches, bagel 4 packs, coffee for home and a range of deli goods all available directly from the store. You can order online ahead to collect via the website.

Bonz Cajun Kitchen
American BBQ and Cajun cuisine

Open 12pm – 8pm for takeaway. Delivery available through EasyMeals. Their special Restaurant Month menu is still available.

Burger Boy
Great burgers and delicious sides 
Open via contactless pick up and UberEats To pre-order, ring 09 303 3681.  

Burger Fuel Customs Street and Upper Queen Street
Gourmet burgers made with fresh, natural ingredients

Customers can order online for contactless pick up at the store front. 

Cafe Hanoi
Modern Vietnamese food inspired by the flavours and faded elegance of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Open from 5pm for contactless pick up only. Order via Mobi2Go or on the Cafe Hanoi website. Local delivery is available via UberEats.

Award-winning Indian cuisine with a modern twist
Cassia at Home restarted for contactless pick ups from Friday August 14. 

Culprit.’s At Home deluxe meal kit is back. For $85 for two people the kit includes three courses (a starter, main and dessert), plus a pour over cocktail base from Little Culprit Seedlip non-alcholic spirits included.

Espresso Workshop
Excellent coffee 

Continuing to roast fresh coffee that will be available on their online store (with free shipping) and for those in the city they are serving contactless takeaway brews from the Britomart store from 7:30am – 3:00pm.

Euro Bar & Restaurant
A modern classic fine dining institution 
Euro’s free range chicken dish with Brussels sprout purée and chicken jus is available as part of Nourish Group’s Kitchen Box meal kit which is available for order online now – there is a new box each week. 

Grasshopper Bar & Restaurant
Fresh and flavoursome Thai cuisine

Open for takeaway click and collect – pick up only, with their special Restaurant Month menu still available.

Hello Beasty
Contemporary eat inspired by regions of Japan, Korea and China
Online orders available for pick up or delivery. 

iVillage at Victoria
Food that is quintessentially Indian and original, made with special home made spices and masalas
Contactless pick up and deliveries are available now. 

La Petite Fourchette Britomart and Wynyard Quarter
Authentic French pâtisserie
Open for contactless pick-up. Closing at 2pm each day.

Le Chef – The Foodies
From the finest seafood to the best of French gastronomy

Le Chef is closed during level 3 however founder Ed Le Goff has created, a food delivery service designed by a Michelin-star Chef offering a wide range of tasty and healthy dishes served in neat eco-friendly packaging. The Foodies is a delivery only business where the entire menu has been made to travel, from their kitchen to your home, following all food safety in alert level 3.

A fresh and seasonal approach to contemporary fast food

Open for online orders – contactless pick up is accepted at Queens Rise and delivery via DeliverEasy.

Luna Cafe and Eatery
A traditional and authentic taste of Vietnam
Free delivery during level 3 when you spend $30 or more. Just use the code “STAYHOME” on their website. Valid up to 5km from the cafe. 

Mad Samurai
A contemporary take on traditional Japanese cuisine

Pick up for online orders is available, and delivery also through Uber Eats. Their special Restaurant Month menu will still be available from Monday August 17 with order made through their website. 

Miss Clawdy
Feel good Southern-inspired soul food

Online menu orders and contactless pick up is available. 

Proper Pizza
Pizza made fresh daily, inspired by the rich cuisine and delicious ingredients of Europe

Proper Pizza’s $15, $25, $40 and $55 Restaurant Month offers are still available as they continue to trade for pick up and delivery. 

Romani Cafe: Italian Trattoria
Delicious Italian cuisine 

Order online via their website, Uber Eats and Menu Log for contactless pick up. Their special Restaurant Month menu is still available.

Sal’s Pizza Queen Street, Fort Street and Wynyard Quarter 
Authentic New York Pizza
Both store delivery and Uber Rats or contactless pick up – their Restaurant Month offers are still valid.

An urban farmers market-inspired store and cafe 

Available for takeaways via click and collect and open under level 3 for grocery items including Kokako Organic Coffee to takeaway, fresh fruit and vege, milk, cheese and other dairy products; pre-prepared chilled meals and salads; fresh house made pie, specialty breads, sweet treats and more. 

Soul Bar & Bistro
A Viaduct Harbour favourite restaurant

Soul’s delicious grilled tarakihi, salt & vinegar potatoes and herb salad dish features in the Nourish Group’s Kitchen Box meal kit which is available for order online now – there is a new box each week. 

Sunny Town China Taste 
Authentic Chinese cuisine

Currently open for pick up only (with delivery services being planned for). You can still redeem Sunny Town’s delicious Restaurant Month special offer. 

Thai Street
A constantly evolving authentic Thai cuisine offering
Click and collect online orders available – pick up only. Their special Restaurant Month menu is still available.

That’s Amore
Famous for their authentic pizzas and Italian fare
Open for contactless pick up.

The Kimchi Project
Korean inspired Asian fusion eats

Open from 8am to 3pm serving coffee and lunch via contactless pick up.

The Shucker Brothers
Specialising in oysters and other fresh seafood dishes

Open for contactless pick up.

The Yakitori House
Traditional izakaya and yakitori style food
Takeaway available through Uber Eats and phone ordering, from 12pm to 8pm.

High-quality matcha desserts

Open for takeaway and delivery. Their special Restaurant Month menu is still available.

Zambrero Vulcan Lane & Elliott Street
Delicious, healthy, Mexican inspired food 

Open for contactless pick up. Delivery available thorugh UberEATS & Delivreasy.

Note: List was accurate at time of publishing and is not an infinite list. Source: Heart of the City.

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